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        Société par actions des Manufactures de Girardov. Hielle et Dittrich. Fabrique d'articles en toile de bonneteries et de cotonnades.

      Leipzig und München, Eckert & Pflug, um 1899. - 4to (27x11,5 cm), goldgeprägter wattierter Original-Ganzledereinband, 41 Seiten, mit einer Tafelabbildung und Buchschmuck. Dekorativer, reich goldgeprägter Jugendstil-Ganzledereinband des Kunstverlages Eckert & Pflug, Leipzig-München, auf dem Hinterdeckel signiert. Hellbraunes wattiertes Ganzleder, mit schönen Buntpapiervorsätzen. Sehr seltene Firmenschrift der Leinenfabrik Hielle et Dittrich mit russisch-französischem Paralleltext. Der Einband sehr leicht angerieben, mit vereinzelten, schwachen Braunflecken, sonst sehr schön erhalten. 1829 wurde die südlich Warschau gelegene Stadt Zyrardwo mit dem Bau einer Leinenweberei gegründet. Die Weberei war eine der größten und modernsten Leinenfabriken Europas, deren erster Leiter Philippe de Girard der Erfinder einer Leinengarnverarbeitungsmaschine war. In der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts, nach der Übernahme durch die beiden deutschen Industriellen, Karl August Dittrich und Karl Hielle, wurde die Weberei ausgebaut sowie die Fabriksiedlung Rouda-Gouzovska erbaut, die hier auf der Tafel neben den Fabrikgebäuden in Vogelperspektive wiedergegeben wird. Dort befanden sich Arbeiterhäuser, Wohnstätten für die Führungskräfte, Kirchen, Schulen, Kindergarten, Krankenhaus und verschiedene Dienstleistungsbetriebe. Die Siedlung besteht bis heute als Zentrum der Stadt. Kurz nach Hielles Tod, zählte das Werk 1 900 Beschäftigte bei einer Jahresproduktion im Wert von über 1 Million Rubel und 1907 unterhielt die Firma in Rußland und Russisch-Polen 40 Niederlassungen. Siehe: F. Matthäi, Die Industrie Rußlands, 1873, S. 482 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Report of the Commissioners and a History of Lincoln Park

      Published by the Commissioners, Chicago 1899 - 188pp. Original green cloth stamped in gold and blind on the front panel. Signed and inscribed by F. H. Gansberger, one of the Lincoln Park Commissioners, on the front free endpaper. With 1 plan and 1 two-page map. Profusely illustrated. Includes sections on the animal and floral departments, monuments, Ohio Street extension, shore protection, the great storm of October 1898, and more. A touch of wear to extremities and a few spots to front panel. A bright near fine copy. ; Oblong quarto; Signed by Associated. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Siege of Ladysmith with Sketched Map

      Ladysmith, 1899. Journal of manuscript field notes made by British peer Brigadier-General John Harington (1873-1943), while participating in the Second Boer War, including a pencil sketch map showing the theatre of war around Ladysmith in November 1899. Together with a large albumen photograph of locals fishing from a simple catamaran, and a tailor's billhead receipt from London dated February 1902 shortly after his return from the Second Boer War. 8vo. Approximately 40 pages in manuscript, plus a double page sketch map. With 2 leafs additional notes and an officer's dispatch message to him in the original covers, loosely placed within. An additional 10 pages written inversely from the rear of the volume seem to pertain to his service during the First World War and include a very detailed chart of comrades in the Navy with their age, trade, and other particulars. Brown cloth boards with ownership inscription to front, measuring approximately 14 x 9 cm. At the heart of the battlefield during the Siege of Ladysmith, Brigadier-General John Harington jotted down matters of utmost importance, including strategic movements and orders from his superiors. Harington evidently took on a leadership roll, and a dismounted party of Hussars came under his command. He also devised a calendar chart with the names of all men in his platoon to verify their presence each day, from October to December 1899. Here he notes any transfers, and one man "Brooke" who was "Killed at Surprise Hill." A list of abbreviations aids to decipher the chart, and denotes whether each officer was on duty, sick, fatigued, absent, killed, or so on. Some entries are written in full script, others are slightly cryptic perhaps out of haste or necessity. From his notes we also learn specifically what the men wore and carried with them, the distance ranges from King's Hill West Point to twelve other posts, and what message was sent to the officers and soldiers by Queen Victoria on Christmas Day 1899. A report headed "Wounded Men," 3 pages in length was received by a General Sir Archibald Hunter, a senior officer who distinguished himself during the Boer War and would later become Governor of Omdurman, which gives specific directives for leaving wounded men behind, justified by a now obsolete courtesy of conduct which was then understood and usually respected between "civilised nations" while at war. The double page sketch map, drawn on the spot, shows British military positions as the town of Ladysmith had been beleaguered with troops surrounding it in a horseshoe shape for defence. The primary camp is shown at the center, between Range Point and Convent Hill. Other encampments lay on Cemetery, Helpmakaar Hills, etc. The drawing extends from Cover Redoubt to the north and Ceasars camp to the south. Roads to Veenan, Colenso, Newcastle, and Helpmekaar are shown. [The battalions made trenches reinforced by stone and sand bags, worked tirelessly at improving the town defences and mounted patrols to keep watch on the enemy. The Boers surrounded them at a distance of 2 to 4 miles.] Some excerpts from the journal: "From G.O.C. 8th Bdl. To O.C. Battery & M.I. on Observation Hill - You are to come in at once..." "General Scheme Defence Maritzburg [Pietermaritzburg, capital of Natal] 3 Corps Inf: encamped outside town at... Bissets Hill Griffins Below Signal Hill. These will throw out pickets make shelter trenches in suitable spots firing point... day & night and will be strengthened in the event of attack. Posts will be connected by signal. Alarm Post in Market Square... Alarm by day - the T.G.R.A. will proceed to Bisset's Hill. The M.A. will proceed to the high ground near Glen Farm with detached party holding horses NE of Slaughter House Bridge... Retreat in the event of a stand... " "To clump of green bushes beyond telegraph post - 720." "From Bsle Megor Bde Officer [?]. To CI.C. 2 BRB King's Post 620AM. 4.11.99. Please detail daily until further orders a working party of a serg. & 20 to parade at 9 am for work at Dde H.Q. Bomb proof shelter on King's Hill. Also please include in your daily ration... the dismounted party of XI Hussars who will live at and be under your command in the Reserve Post No. 7 campground." "Wounded Men. NFF Order 352 [Natal Field Force]. It has been brought to the notice of the G.O.C. that many men, prompted by a high sense of duty & comradeship leave the fighting rank and remain behind even in retreat to help wounded comrades. This is forbidden. In warfare against a civilised enemy the wounded receive every attention from friend & foe. It is therefore unnecessary that officers and men should weaken the fighting strength of their own side and run grave risks of being made prisoners of war by such acts... Further while combatants are in the field our ambulances and their establishments cannot expect to be granted that immunity from hostile action which is accorded to them by all civilised nations... On more than one occasion in this Campaign this has actually occurred. This order will be read 3 times on parade. B.O. (Sgt) A. Hunter" [Original dispatch letter in envelope] "Lt. Harington: A Coy will halt with the supply columns, & guard it tonight... B Coy may come on as quick as he can to rejoin the Btn in bivouack." End Excerpts. Brigadier-General John Harington (1873-1943) was in the Field Intelligence Division, Natal Field Force, when he kept this field journal, at age 26 commanding a battalion of the 2nd Rifle Brigade, stationed at King's Post, during the Siege of Ladysmith. Previously, Harington had fought in the Nile Expedition of 1898. As revealed here, he fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1902. Shortly after that, he found himself in the Somaliland Expedition, from 1903 to 1904, and subsequently in the Nandi East Africa Campaign between 1905 and 1906. He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel. He continued serving through the First World War, was mentioned in despatches four times, was wounded three times, and received the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1915. Circa 1918/19 he gained the rank of Brigadier Commander. At about that time he gained the rank of Colonel in the 3rd and 2nd Battalions, Rifle Brigade, and in 1923 the rank of Temporary Colonel in the Staff and Inspector-General, King's African Rifles. He gained the rank of commanding officer between 1928 and 1930 in the 139th (Sherwood Foresters) Infantry Brigade. He gained the rank of Honorary Brigadier-General in 1930. [His distinguished military career is further recounted in "Who Was Who"]. He was also awarded the Chevalier - Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur; and in 1919 was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.). He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1927. For a time, he held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Shropshire. In 1908 he married Lady Frances Aline Temple-Gore-Langton, daughter of the 4th Earl of Stowe, and they had three children. They lived at Chelmarsh Hall, Bridgnorth in Shropshire. He is the younger brother of Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931) 12th Baronet of the Harington Baronetcy of Ridlington in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands, who succeeded their father to the title in 1911. He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. Called to the Bar in 1886, he practised as a barrister on the Oxford Circuit. He served in the London Brigade of the Royal Naval Artillery Volunteers from 1880 to 1891, and had commanded the Artillery Company of the Calcutta Port Defence Volunteers from 1900 to 1909. He took up an appointment as a Puisne Judge in the High Court of Justice at Fort William in Bengal in 1899, where he served in that capacity until returning home in 1913. For this service he earned the Delhi Durbar Medals. He volunteered for the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, then aged 53. He was promoted to the rank of Chief Petty Officer in the Anti-Aircraft Corps, in which capacity he served until 1916. A onetime Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant for Herefordshire, he was appointed High Sheriff of Herefordshire in 1918 and died in February 1931, having succeeded to his father's title in 1911. John and Richard Harington are sons of Sir Richard Harington (1835-1911), who became 11th Baronet in 1877. The Siege of Ladysmith was a protracted engagement in the Second Boer War, taking place between 30 October 1899 and 28 February 1900 at Ladysmith, Natal. The Boers made several attacks at and around Ladysmith but the British blocked the attempted invasion of the colony. Commanding British troops was Lieutenant General Sir George White, his army numbered approximately 5,500 men against a varying number of Boers. From the end of the year 1899, the garrison outnumbered the besieging Boers. The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, or ZAR), often informally known as the Transvaal Republic, was an independent Boer-ruled country in northern South Africa during the second half of the 19th century. It occupied the area later known as the South African province of Transvaal, its name in Afrikaans meaning 'beyond the Vaal River'. The Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902), involved large numbers of troops from many British possessions, which ended with the conversion of the Boer republics into British colonies (with a promise of limited self-governance). These colonies later formed part of the Union of South Africa. The British fought directly against the Transvaal and the Orange Free State, defeating their forces first in open warfare and then in a long and bitter guerrilla campaign. In 1900, during the Second Boer War, the ZAR was annexed by the United Kingdom. British losses were high due to both disease and combat. Originally consisting of the bulk of the independent Boer South African Republic after the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 it became the Transvaal Colony, and one of the founding provinces of the Union of South Africa, with its regional capital in Pretoria from 1910 until 1994. The province no longer exists, and its territory now forms the provinces of Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga and part of the North West Province. Despite its official disintegration, the Transvaal is still a commonly used geographical term and retains its historical meaning.

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        Resolution of the House of Lords and the House of Commons thanking Kitchener of Khartoum for the successful Nile Campaign.

      1899 - 2 volumes, Folio(44 x 35 cm), each consisting of 2 leaves, printed entirely on vellum within fancy gilt borders, each with respective coat-of-arms to head, original red (and green) straight-grained morocco gilt, both volumes signed by the respective Clerks to the House, with a hand-written letter from Lord Kitchener to Colonel Long. Printed entirely on vellum and bound in the finest morocco, a magnificent tribute to the participants in the capture of Khartoum. The officially printed resolutions by both Houses of Parliament thanking Major General Lord Kitchener of Khartoum and other leading participants in the Nile Campaign of 1896-7-8. The present example is that presented to Colonel Long and includes a hand-written letter form Kitchener to Colonel Long dated 17th July 1899, notifying Long of the vote of thanks and also personally thanking Long for his "indefatigable work". Also with a handwritten letter from Henry Graham, Clerk to the House of Lords, dated 10th August 1899, sending the "authenticated transcript on vellum of the Resolutions of the House of Lords on the 8th June last, placed in an appropriate cover". Also with a printed document from the War Office concerning Colonel Long's pension (£150 per annum). In 1898, at Omdurman an army commanded by the British General Sir Herbert Kitchener defeated the army of Abdullah al-Taashi, the successor to the self-proclaimed Mahdi, Muhammad Ahmad. This was the culmination of the Egyptian Campaign undertaken by Kitchener to reclaim the Sudan and to gain revenge for the death of General Gordon in 1884. Colonel Long was later responsible for the most Victoria Crosses (seven) won during a single action in the Boer War at Colenso in 1899. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Shakespeare (The Larger Temple Shakespeare)

      London: J. M. Dent & Co.. Very Good Plus. 1899. First Edition Thus. Half Leather. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Complete set of 12 volumes of The Larger Temple Shakespeare With Many Illustrations Antiquarian and Topographical. Half green morocco (faded to brown on spines); five raised bands; titling and floral decoration in compartments. Light green boards (a few pink marks); top edges gilt; marbled endpapers. Bookplate of F. Belben (family of authors Rosalind and May Belben) to feps; foxing to prelims, end matter and page edges, and gift inscription to Vol. I but no other inscriptions or markings. An attractive and solidly bound set. .

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        Binding, Fine- Arts & Crafts, Vale Press] The World at Auction

      Hacon & Ricketts, Vale Press, London 1899 - Attractively bound Arts & Crafts period binding in full russet morocco with simple but alluring gouged border designs leaving the negative space around gilt, inner rectangular border design of weaving strapwork and leaf pattern, similar motif on spine with nice bold dot patterns, thick inner dentelles. One of 210 copies, first leaf with wood-engraved border and initial by Charles Ricketts, a scarce Vale Press title, made more desirable by the binding combination. Slight wear to corners and ext. spine, else very good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An Antarctic Mystery.

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1899.(). 8vo. 336 pp. Very Good, Beige Decorative Cloth with sun-fading, stains, edge wear, & rubbing on boards; spine slanted; boards slightly loose; minor shelf wear. Provenance: John Ruyle; signed dedication to previous owner on FFEP. Mylar Jacket. Illustrations. Translated by Mrs. Cashel Hoey. First US Edition.

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        Heiteres und Ernstes aus dem Soldatenleben eines alten Officiers.

      Verlag von E. Weyrich Witwe (Inhaber Adolf Hein), Troppau 1899 - original Leinenband, Rundumgoldschnitt, 8°, VI, 232 Seiten; Zustand: Fadenheftung etwas gelockert, Vorsätze etwas fleckig, sonst gut Vorwort: Wenn ich mich in schon vorgerücktem Alter entschloß, meine Erlebnisse und Erfahrungen während einer fast dreißigjährigen Dienstzeit niederzuschreiben, so verfolgte ich dabei hauptsächlich den Zweck, jüngeren Kameraden einen Einblick zu geben, wie es vor mehr als vierzig Jahren in der Armee aussah und wie sich die Verhältnisse bis unmittelbar nach dem Feldzuge 1866 geändert, gebessert haben. Manches, was hier erzählt wird, dünkt heute kaum glaublich. Ich will mit der Veröffentlichtung meiner Erlebnisse außerdem den Zweck erreichen, daß von Seite der Herren Vorstände von Veteranen- und anderen patriotischen Vereinen den jüngeren Mitgliedern nahe gelegt werde, wie viel günstiger sich für die Angehörigen der Armee die Verhätlnisse gegen früher gestaltet haben. Wenn auch die physischen und geistigen Anforderungen heute mitunter gegen früher bedeutendere sein mögen, so wir zugegeben werden, daß das Ertragen von Strapazen dem Soldaten durch zweckmäßige Adjustierung und Ausrüstung und was die Hauptsache, durch die menschenwürdigere Behandlung leichter gemacht wird; weiters dürfte durch die Veröffentlichung meiner Erzählungen manches bisher unwichtig Beurtheilte - und das betrifft Nordböhmen, als den im Feldzugsjahre 1866 stark betroffenen Theil - aufgeklärt werden. Indem ich somit meine Mittheilungen der Öffentlichkeit übergebe, sollen dieselben mit der ergebenen Bitte begleitet sein, es möge das Urtheil über manches darin Vorkommende wohlwollend sein gegenüber dem Verfasser. G. M. . . . . de 500 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Programmes, Maps, Photographic Postcards and Personal Invitations of Sir Richard Harington - 12th Baronet

      Calcutta, Delhi, 1899-1912. Mini archive of Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931), then serving as a Justice in the High Court Fort William in Bengal, commemorating his attendance at the Delhi Durbar of 1911 and featuring ephemeral programmes, maps, postcards, and his own private invitations to the event. Together with portrait photographs taken of him upon accepting the post of Puisne Judge in 1899 and other family portraits. Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931), was 12th Baronet of the Harington Baronetcy of Ridlington in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands, succeeding his father to the title in 1911. He was the eldest son of Sir Richard Harington, 11th Baronet, and was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. Called to the Bar in 1886, he practised as a barrister on the Oxford Circuit. He served in the London Brigade of the Royal Naval Artillery Volunteers from 1880 to 1891, and had commanded the Artillery Company of the Calcutta Port Defence Volunteers from 1900 to 1909. He took up an appointment as a Puisne Judge in the High Court of Justice at Fort William in Bengal in 1899, where he served in that capacity until returning home in 1913. For this service he earned the Delhi Durbar Medals. He volunteered for the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, then aged 53. He was promoted to the rank of Chief Petty Officer in the Anti-Aircraft Corps, in which capacity he served until 1916. A onetime Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant for Herefordshire, he was appointed High Sheriff of Herefordshire in 1918 and died in February 1931, having succeeded to his father's title in 1911. The lot includes the following: Three formal portrait photographs of Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931), including one cabinet card by Norman May & Co Ltd of Malvern, together with additional portraits of his wife, child, and the couple together. Personal invitation card to Justice and Lady Harington, as guests at the ceremony of the Laying of the Foundation Stone at New Delhi, placed by King George V and Queen Mary on 15 December 1911 at the site of Delhi Durbar of 1911 at Kingsway Camp, 2 km from Coronation Park. Personal invitation and programme of an Afternoon Party to Honor the British Monarchs, held in Calcutta 5 January 1912, also during the royal visit. Official Programmes and Maps for the Delhi Durbar of 1911, rare documents, including the official programme and memoir of Delhi (8vo. 149 pages plus photographic plates) official directory with maps (small 8vo. 388 pages plus 2 maps in rear pocket), a programme to the state service (8vo. 12 pages string-tied with covers), and a programme to the state garden party (small 8vo. 4 pages with illustrated covers, formerly ribbon-tied). Three postcards showing various tent camps erected for the event, including the Viceroy's tent encampment. Produced by Johnston and Hoffman, a commercial photographic firm active in India between 1870 and 1918. The Delhi Durbar, meaning "Court of Delhi", was an Indian imperial style mass assembly organised by the British at Coronation Park, Delhi, India, to mark the succession of an Emperor or Empress of India. Also known as the Imperial Durbar, it was held three times, in 1877, 1903, and 1911, at the height of the British Empire. The 1911 Durbar was the only one that a sovereign, George V, attended. On 22 March 1911, a royal proclamation announced that the Durbar would be held in December to commemorate the coronation in Britain a few months earlier of George V and Mary of Teck and allow their proclamation as Emperor and Empress of India. Practically every ruling prince and nobleman in India, plus thousands of landed gentry and other persons of note, attended to pay obeisance to their sovereigns. The official ceremonies lasted from 7 December to 16 December, with the Durbar itself occurring on Tuesday, 12 December.] This event was significant in that it resulted in the capital of India being changed. Calcutta (now Kolkata) was the capital of India during the British Raj until December 1911. On 12 December 1911, during his speech for laying the foundation stone for the Viceroy's residence in the Coronation Park, Kingsway Camp, George V, then Emperor of India, along with Queen Mary, his Consort, made the announcement that the capital of the Raj was to be shifted from Calcutta to Delhi. Subsequently, the foundation stone was shifted from the site of Delhi Durbar of 1911, where the Coronation Pillar stood, and embedded in the walls of the forecourt of the Secretariat. Although Calcutta was established as the capital of India in 1911, it would be twenty years before it would be officially inaugurated as such. Lord Irwin, the Viceroy, commenced these ceremonies on 10 February 1931. A massive tent city was created north of the areas of Paharganj and Sadar Bazaar. The camp was home to maharajahs from across India, and provided them with lavish temporary accomodations. A correspondent for the Allahabad-based 'Pioneer' newspaper reported that in some cases, the tent poles were covered in beaten silver. He praised the Baroda camp for its elegant color scheme and attractive entrance arch, but described the camp of the Maharaja of Kashmir as the finest of all. According to architectural historian Robert Grant Irving, who described the making of New Delhi in his 1981 book 'Indian Summer', the Durbar camps were home to 300,000 and as many as 750,000 people flooded the city.

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        The Mafeking Mail. Special Siege Slips.

      Mafeking: Printed and published by Townshend & Son, Market Square, Mafeking. Editor & Manager G.N.H. Whales. - Folio, (390 x 266mm), Nos. 1-152, November 1st 1899 to May 31st 1900 with explanation for the unissued number 56 present - 'The cause of this omission was one of those shells .' (210x105mm) tipped-in. Printed on various papers & colours, including pink, brown and blue - & various sizes, with No. 35 only with small loss to bottom corner. The preface leaf followed by a single leaf printed on both sides - '[Published by Desire]. Every endeavour has been made to ensure accuracy etc. & list of Bechuanaland Rifles, Town Guard, Railway Division & return of Town Guard to the verso, followed by Siege Slips'. Preface leaf creased, occasional tears without loss due to the poor quality of the paper. Army & Navy Club armorial bookplate pasted to front pastedown endpaper with shelf location & 'Presented by Capt. Johnston-Saint' in ink to head of bookplate. The bookplate probably of Capt. P. Johnston-Saint of the Indian Army, 1886-1974 who later assisted The Wellcome Institute. Bound in quarter morocco, cloth boards, gilt lettered, cloth boards marked & bottom inch of spine torn away & spine starting to split, however sound & tight with the contents although fragile in very good condition. Mendelssohn 967. The Preface explains the circumstances of the production of the Slips under siege conditions with the hits and near misses on their offices. The relationship between the Publisher and Editor and the Military Authorities was precarious, with Whales being briefly imprisoned for quarrelsome criticism of the conduct of the siege, however Townshend and Whales clearly recognised the curiosity value of their publication and proceeded to create a business out of what was initially done for community benefit.

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        The Awakening

      Chicago: Herbert S. Stone, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Hardcover in pale green cloth decorated with dark greeen and red art nouveau floral design. Top edge gilt, other pages uncut. Titl page printed in black with red. 303 pp. Recased retaining all original clotrh and original endpapers and blanks. Two small stians to the front cloth and a bit of light spotting here and there; spine cloth a touch faded. Scattered light foxing to a few leaves, few small stains to pp. 4, 5, 6. One of only four books published by during the author's lifetime, two being collections of her short stories and two being novels; "The Awakening" is far and away Chopin's most important and enduring work, set in end-of-the-19th century New Orleans, featuring female protagonist Edna Pontellier who struggles against traditional treament of women, marriage and motherhood in the Old South; the novel acknowledges female desires and as a result was, if not banned outright, censored. "The Awakening" has become recognized as a masterwork and landmark of early feminist writing.

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        Svenska sjöhjältar. I-VII.

      - Stockholm, P. A. Norstedt & söner, 1899-1923. 8:o. Illustrerad med planscher och utvikbara kartor. Mörkblå halvmarokängband, guldornerade ryggar med upphöjda bind, främre omslag medbundna från del fyra (Bern. Andersson). 12 volymer. Första bandet (som innehåller del 1-3) är något nött och lätt avvikande i färgton, annars mycket fin svit. Dedikation till statsminister Arvid Lindman i del 5:II:1 och med dennes nautiska exlibris i samtliga volymer. Med teckningar av amiral Jacob Hägg. 1: Gustaf von Psilander. 2: Jacob Bagge. 3: Nils Ehrensköld. 4:Klas Kristofferson Horn. 5:I-II (3 volymer): Klas Fleming, Karl Gustaf Wrangel, Martin Thijsen Anckarhielm, Danska kriget 1643-1645. 6: Henrik af Trolle. Fredrik af Chapman. Otto Henrik Nordenskjöld. Gustaf III, politiken och flottan 1772-1784. 7:1-6: Flottan och ryska kriget 1788-1790 Otto Henrik Nordenskjöld.Bra proveniens. Arvid Lindman (1862-1936) var inte bara statssminister under två perioder, 1906-11 och 1928-30, utan var i sin ungdom även inskriven i Kungl. Sjökrigsskolan och tog sjöofficersexamen 1882. Han deltog som underlöjtnant i fregatten Vanadis världsomsegling samt utnämndes till löjtnant 1887. Han övergick sedan till flottans reserv, då politiken tog över, och avancerade 1907 till konteramiral i flottans reserv.

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        Binding, Fine- Douglas Cockerell] The Hymn of Bardaisan

      Essex House Press, London 1899 - 12mo. Early Arts & Crafts style binding (1902) by Douglas Cockerell with his binding signature in rear dentelle, "19 DC 02." Full polished claft with leaf motif stamped in front and back near the spine forming a darker brown. AEG. The second book of the press, with compositors and a pressman coming over from the Kelmscott Press. Binding somewhat rubbed at spine and corners. An early example of a sparing, but distinctively Arts and Crafts binding by the famous English bookbinder, Douglas Cockerell. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dracula.

      New York: Doubleday & McClure Co.,, 1899. Octavo. Original tan cloth stamped in blue, gilt, and olive with a design of Dracula's mountaintop castle on the front cover, untrimmed. Housed in a red quarter morocco solander box made by the Chelsea Bindery. Binding somewhat stained and showing general signs of handling, inner joints cracked but quite firm, internally some soiling, a few leaves dog-eared. First American edition, published two years after the London edition. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Lady Errington from Bram Stoker 31.05.08". Lady Errington (d. c. 1935) was the wife of Sir George Errington (1839-1920), MP and high sheriff successively of Tipperary and Wexford. Stoker was himself Irish, born in Clontarf, Dublin, and visited America repeatedly, especially between 1883 and 1904, when he toured the States with the Lyceum Theatre as Sir Henry Irving's business manager. Inscribed copies of the American first edition are decidedly uncommon.

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        Le système nerveux central, structures et fonctions, histoire critique des théories et des doctrines.

      Paris, Carré, Naud, 1899. ____ Première édition. Cette monumentale histoire de l'anatomie et de la physiologie du système nerveux a été couronnée en 1900 par l'Académie des sciences et l'Académie de médecine. Bon exemplaire. *-------* First edition. "Massive history of the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system from the ancient Greece to the end of the 19th century, limited in its historical analysis. The second volume is a survey of end of 19th century opinions on the structure and function of the nervous system." Garrison-Morton 1574.1. In-4. Collation : X, 1863, (4) pp. Toile bleue, titre doré sur les plats et le dos. (Reliure de l'éditeur.).

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        THE LAST OF THE GREAT SCOUTS: THE LIFE STORY OF COL. WILLIAM F. CODY ("BUFFALO BILL")

      The Duluth Press Publishing Company (1899), Chicago & Duluth - Original maroon cloth with a buffalo head embossed in blind on the front cover; (xiv), 296 pages. Illustrated with plates after sketches and photographs. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the subject on the half-title page: "With the Compliments/of the Subject/W. F. Cody/'Buffalo Bill.'" Graff 4616; Howes W-297. A name beneath Cody's inscription has been erased. Front hinge cracked, holding by the cords; cheap paper still very good with a few pages roughly opened. Some rubbing to the spine edges and a heavily rubbed spot about the size of a dime on the rear cover. Very Good and rather scarce when signed [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Original study of a woman reading.

      [c.1899-1904]. Ink on paper. Sheet size: 11.3 x 10.9 cm. Excellent condition. Original drawing by Rackham, depicting a woman seated in a train carriage reading.

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        [Color Lithographic Poster]: Scribner's August Fiction Number (1899)

      New York: Grignard Litho. Co, 1899. Very Good. Color lithographic poster. Measures approximately 14.5" x 22". One thin horizontal center crease, small chip to one corner and bump to another, very good. A beautiful poster of William Glackens' pastel painting of a family observing a rainbow over the ocean, from a Scribner's Magazine advertisement for its special 1899 August fiction issue. Glackens co-founded the Ashcan School in New York City and was one of its leading "Eight" artists. Scarce. OCLC locates only one copy at the Library of Congress.

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        ALSs - 14 eigenhändige Briefe mit Unterschrift und 2 eigenhändige Briefe ohne Unterschrift.

      Schwenningen, Stuttgart und ohne Ort 4.VII.1899 bis 7.XII.1909 und ohne Datum. 37 Seiten 4 bis quer-16. Teilweise mit gedrucktem Briefkopf. Die beiden nicht unterschriebenen Briefe auf gedruckten Visitenkarten. Vereinzelt leicht fleckig. Adolf Sauer (1852-1932), Mineraloge und Geologe, wies die äolische Herkunft des Löss nach. - An seinen Freund, den Geologen und Paläontologen Wilhelm Salomon-Calvi in Heidelberg, fachlichen und privaten Inhalts, auch die Besetzung von Stellen und Administratives betreffend.Schwenningen 4.VII.1899. "... Zunächst möchte ich Ihnen gern mitteilen, dass B. einverstanden ist, Ihnen die Diamanten zur Bearbeitung zu übergeben, vorausgesetzt, dass das betreffende Syndicat, d. Besitzer der Diamanten, seine Zustimmung ertheilt ... sie scheinen recht interessante Ausbildung zu besitzen und eine nähere Untersuchung werth zu sein ..."Stuttgart 5.XII.1905. "... Ich möchte Dich wiederum um ... Dein Urtheil darüber bitten, ob die Darstellung in beifolgenden Fahnen, welche die Fortsetzung zur Mineralkunde enthalten, einfacheren Vorstellungen entspricht und auch klar genug ist und auch keinen Lapsus enthält ... Ich habe für Weihnachten ein Anerbieten in's Ausland - nach Serbien - weiss aber noch nicht genau, ob ich dorthin gehe. Die Mission ist mir noch zu unklar ..."19.XI.1906. "... Bross soll die von mir begonnenen Porphyrstudien fortsetzen und wird deshalb etwas in Dossenheim u. Schriesheim in Porphyren klopfen. Du wirst es hoffentlich nicht als eine Beeinträchtigung Deiner durch Sitz und Amt Dir zustehenden territorialen Gerechtsame ansehen und pp. Bross hinausschmeissen ..."31.XII.1906. Auf den freien Seiten eines an ihn gerichteten Briefes des Geologen Gottlob Linck, Jena, der erklärt, sich für Salomon-Calvi einsetzen zu wollen. "... Ich sende Dir diesen Brief, damit Du daraus ersehen mögest, dass auch in J. ein werther College wohnt, der im gegebenen Falle sich einsetzt ..."28.XII.1908. "... Ich war ... in Jagstfeld und da es von dort nicht allzuweit bis Mauer ist, fuhr ich dorthin. Es reizte mich zu sehr, mir von dem ... alten Arbeiter die Stelle zeigen zu lassen, wo der Homo Heidelbergensis gefunden wurde ..."Im Folgenden über den bei Krapina gefundenen Schädel eines Homo Sapiens Neanderthalensis. "Die Schötensack'sche Publikation ist recht gut, vielleicht hätte das geologische Alter besonders auf Grund der Reichenbach'schen Publikation noch etwas mehr betont werden sollen - denn Spy, Krapina etc. gehören ja geologisch gesprochen zur Hochterrasse, die Maurer Sande aber sind unbedingt älter ... Und damit passt ja vortrefflich die morpholog. Ausbildung des Schädels. Wie sehr das hohe geolog. Alter übersehen werden kann, ergiebt sich z.B. daraus, dass ich Fraas erst besonders darauf aufmerksam machen musste - er hielt anfangs Heidelberg für gleichaltrig mit Krapina ..."Ein Brief (1905) mit einer Nachschrift seiner Ehefrau Sophie an Salomon-Calvis Ehefrau Rosalia. - Beiliegend ein Abklatsch eines eigenhändigen Briefes von Salomon-Calvi an Sauer (1909).

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        Catherine de Medicis

      Paris: Goupil et C.ie, 1899. [5], 181, [1] pagine. 32x26 cm.Splendida rilegatura coeva in piena pelle da amatore, firmata "Zaehnsdorf, 1901". Doppia cornice in oro sui piatti, filettati in oro lungo il bordo. Dorso a cinque nervi, con fregi e titoli in oro. Contropiatto bordato in pelle e decorato con gigli medicei impressi in oro. Fogli di guardia marmorizzati. Interno ottimo. Un ritratto a colori di Caterina de' Medici in antiporta, riproduzione di un dipinto rinascimentale. [M240] Bellissimo esemplare, appartenente alla tiratura limitata di 200 copie (su un totale di mille) stampate su carta Japon impérial, con doppia suite di tutte le tavole. Joseph William Zaehnsdorf (1853-1930) discendeva dalla famosa famiglia di rilegatori di origine ungherese, attivi a Londra fin dalla metà dell'Ottocento.

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        LA CELLULE recueil de cytologie et d'histologie génerale Tome XVII

      1899 - Libro en aceptable estado, aunque muy rozado y fatigado, con manchas en algunas páginas (sobre todo en los grabados), encuadernado en pasta española, en lengua francesa, con algunas anotaciones en lápiz. Se trata del tomo XVII de la publicación de Citología e Histología La Cellule. En este tomo se encuentran concretamente los trabajos siguientes: Éloge funébre de J.B. Carnoy de G. Gilson; Contribution a l'étude du développement de l'oeuf et de la fécondation chez les annélides de Edmond Gathy; Structure du système nerveux des annélides de J. Havet; L'abrine du jéquirity, étude expérimentales de Maurice Henseval; La vésicules germinative et les globules polaires chez les batraciens de J.B. Carnoy y H. lebrun; Recherches sur l'organe cilié de l'Haementeria officinalis de H. bolsius; Fonctions gastro-intestinales; étude physiologique de Paul Leconte; Action de l'eau au cours des digestions de Paul Leconte; Deux nucléoalbumines et deux histones dans le thymus de Fernand Malengreu; Contribution à l'étude du système nerveux des trématodes de J. Havet; Inutilité de la lécithine comme excitant de la croissance de Eugéne Wildiers. 404 páginas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hunting-Crop Hall and other stories.

      George Redway, London., 1899. First edition. Octavo. pp viii, 336. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott. Green pictorial cloth with bevelled edges. Pieces by Sir Courtenay Boyle, Capt. R. Bird Thompson, Terence Le Smythe, T.H.S. Escott, et al.Contemporary (1903) ownership inscription on verso of frontispiece. Edges spotted. Tail of spine and corners slightly scuffed. Very good. Very scarce: Copac lists no copy in any of the deposit libraries in the U.K.

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        Precis de droit civil, contenant dans une premiere partie l'Expose; des principes, et dans une deuxieme les Questions de detail et les controverses. 7e ed. revue. Paris, Larose, 1899-1900

      - 3 vols. 8vo, relis demi basane. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wood and Garden.

      London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1899. Notes and thoughts, practical and critical, of a working amateur. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, decorative title block to spine and front board, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. With illustrations from photographs by the author. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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        The Elf (Complete Set Of The First Series : Limited Edition : 4 Vols.)

      A set of 4 Volumes. The First UK printings published at Peartree Cottage , Ingrave in 1899-1900. All four volumes are the limited editions from an edition of only 20 ( Vol 1. is number '17', Vols. 2 and 3 are number '16' and Vol. 4 is unnumbered). Volumes 1,3,and 4 have their original string ties. All four vols. are in Very Good+ condition. Moderate fading to the cover edges of Vols 2 and 3. Minor markings to the covers. Internally, free from inscriptions with a little spotting in places. According to Eckert, the prospectus for 'The Elf' appeared in 1899 and stated that there would be two editions of 'The Elf' issued : A standard edition (130 copies of Vol.1 were issued and then around 300 copies of subsequent volumes) and a limited edition of only 20 copies printed on superior paper (priced at 10 shillings each) with each picture printed, coloured and signed by the artist for this limited edition. This set is the issue on superior paper but unfortunately there are no coloured artwork accompanying these titles. Accompanied by eight B/W plates which accompanied the standard volumes including a 'Bookplate for Minnie Churchill' , 'The Court of Love', 'The Avenue' and 'The Angel of Death' - These plates are very scarce in their own right. 'The Announcements' flyer is also present which accompanied Vol.4 and describes the availability of past issues of 'The Elf' and also forthcoming titles from The Peartree Press. Housed in a custom solander marbled box with morocco spine and gilt titling. A very scarce set and at the time of listing, the only available set with such attributes on the market. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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        Juta's Map of South Africa

      Cape Town: Juta, 1899. New and Revised. No Binding. Fine. from the Cape to the Zambesi compiled from the best avail. Colonial & Imperial info. incl. the official Cape Colony Map by the surveyor-general Cape Town, Dr Hahn's Damaraland and F C Selous' journals and sketches. New and revised ed. Folding linen backed colored map. Org case & label. 37 x 50 in. 40 mi to the in. Map fine; case shows slight wear. From 16 deg S Latitude to the tip of Southern Africa, Tremendous detail. 1899 London Stanford.

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        Proben J.G. Schelter & Giesecke. Leipzig. Erster Band.

      Gedruckt auf einer Phonix-Presse der Maschinenfabrik,, Leipzig 1899 - Splendido e corposo catalogo in pieno stile Liberty, della fonderia J.G. Schelter & Giesecke di Leipzig, fondata nel 1819. Produzione di caratteri e fregi di ogni tipo. Stampa in nero e a colori con molte tavole fuori testo illustrate a piena pagina. Specifica e numero di catalogo per ogni elemento. Indice alfabetico in principio. La data si ricava dall'indicazione editoriale impressa al dorso (1819-1899). Verosimilmente destinato per uso interno. Qualche imperfezione al colore dell'immagine al piatto anteriore ma esemplare perfetto, legatura ben salda, carta fresca, completo e totalmente editoriale. Raro e prezioso. Legatura editoriale in piena tela blu con disegno a colori in rilievo, raffigurante un fonditore con cucchiaio, oltre nome e stemmi della Ditta al piatto anteriore, titoli a stampa al dorso, pp. 14, 572, 52 - oltre Tavole fuori testo, in 4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Poems of William Shakespeare, According To The Text Of The Original Copies, Including The Lyrics, Songs, And Snatches Found In His Dramas.LIMITED EDITION OF 450 COPIES. FINE COPY

      Hand Printed at The Essex House Press under the Care of C. R. Ashbee 1899 - This is a fine hardback copy in the original white vellum covers complete with the 4 ties. Copy No. 168. This copy is still wrapper in what I assume must be the original tissue paper when it came from the press. I have listed 3 Essex House Press books. For books going outside Europe I strongly recommend airmail as sea mail is a poor service, books to Europe always go by airmail in any case. Inland, I send all parcels that weigh under a kilo by first class. For any enquiries please do get in touch. If you are ever in Bath, please visit our bookshop Bath Old Books, although this book is not in the shop but in my book room at home. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Break-up of China with an Account of its Present Commerce, Currency, Waterways, Armies, Railways, Politics and Future Prospects. London, Harper & Brothers

      1899 - First Edition. 8vo, xviii, 509, [3]pp, original blue cloth [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuskript: Künstler-Skizzenalbum mit ca. 90 Seiten mit handgeschriebenen Texten in Deutsch und Tschechisch zahlreichen farbigen Illustrationen ( Aquarell und Bleistift ).

      ( Das Skizzenalbum um 1899, Seite 75 mit handschriftlichen Vermerk *Verbrochen im Jahre 1899 * ) Das Album mit ca. 90 Seiten ( Seitenzählung bis Seite 94, Seiten 3-4 fehlen offenbar ) mit launigen, karikierenden Texten in Deutsch und Tschechisch zur Dienstzeit beim Militär und entsprechenden Illustrationen in Aquarell hierzu. Ferner allerlei Frauenporträts, Erlebnisse etc. Zusammen in einem Ohln-Album, Quer8 ( ca. 14 x 22 cm, die Illustrationen meist eher klein ). Mit Texten wie: Der Rasttag: Nach dem Inspizierungs-Ende Freude herrschte überall. Alles rieb sich froh die Hände, Da so sprach der General: Heute muss ich euch beloben, Wo ich hab euch inspiziert. Brav habt eure Füße gehoben Und auch sonst stramm exerziert. Dafür will ich euch belohnen. Und dies nicht zum bloßen Schein, Morgen sollt zum Dank euch schonen, Denn es soll ein Rasttag sein. Wenn die Generale loben Ist die Stimmung sehr gehoben. Und der Oberst jede Bitt Gern erfüllt beim Heimwärtsritt. Mit Musik und Horngespiele, Rückte dann die Truppe ein. Mit dem höchsten Frohgefühle Traf sie im Kasernhof ein. .Um den Rasttag auszunutzen Feldwebel wie sichs gehört, Lassen alles sie gut putzen, Dies hat stets sich gut bewährt. Lassen Sie auch ohne Säumen Frisch bestreichen jede Wand, Aufwaschen in allen Räumen Mit der Bürste in der Hand.... * // Aber auch Texte wie: *Poesie und Prosa. Ein Wiener Erlebnis. Des Leutnants Liebeswahn: Er: Mit pochendem Herzen, Verworrenen Sinnen, Voll quälender Liebe und sprühender Lust, So komme ich flehend Und sage es Ihnen Wie gräßlich ist zerfahren und wund meine Brust. Sie: So Redns net so gschwollen und Kommens doh scho endlich moal her sö dummer Laff so blöder!... *. Das Album berieben, etwas fleckig, Bindung defekt, Seiten teils lose. Die handgeschriebenen illustrierten Seiten teils etwas fleckig und angeknickt, die Texte teils handschriftlich von Boettinger verbessert ( Streichungen ) - sehr selten sehr originell. Die Texte ca. hälftig in Deutsch oder Tschechisch. ( Gewicht 200 Gramm )( Lagerort APS )

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        Fête villageoise - étude pour le bal champêtre

      Original pencil drawing, presented by marie-louise bicolore.Signature the stamp of the artist's signature in the lower right corner of the work, and signature stamp of the workshop verso.Très nice condition. Provenance: the artist's studio, referenced to catalog Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08) .Louis Anquetin, Étrépagny born in 1861 and died in Paris in 1932, is an important painter began his français.Il career alongside pioneering artists such as Vincent Van Gogh and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. With Émile Bernard, he is the inventor of Cloisonnisme. From 1884 to 1893, Louis Anquetin continues to explore new possibilities introduced by the release of Impressionism in French painting. From 1893, after a long confrontation with the "old masters", he adopts a bias pictorial which will put margins of the general art movement, and take away from his friends. Dazzled by Baroque art and its creative force, so he thinks his childhood friends were engaged in a path that will lead to the death of painting. He believes in a "perfect painting" that is embodied in the re-remember the lessons of Michelangelo and Rubens among others. His work becomes more conventional, he advocated a return to business by offering to reflect on the a priori conditions of any possible form of art in accordance with the rules of perspective and anatomy, as practiced by the masters the sixteenth and seventeenth siècle.Ne leaving only a few works that can be described as monumental, Anquetin turns prolific with its many studies and sketches, which he considered the design was "a very powerful medium of expression," the mandatory basis for all working voluntary arts plastiques.En down of his time, Louis Anquetin made possible the existence of an original modern figuration. By his obstinacy and his passion for painting, he has indeed prevented is completely blocked the path of the great tradition occidentale.On His works are exhibited in many prestigious museums such as the Musée d'Orsay or the Louvre in Paris , San Francisco or Detroit, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, the National Gallery and the Tate in London, etc. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Crayon sur papier Fin XIXème - Début XXème 22 x 15,5 cm

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        Nu au sabre

      Original pencil drawing mounted on carton.Signature tab on the seal of the artist's signature in the lower right corner of the work, and signature stamp of the workshop verso.Très beautiful state conservation.Provenance : artist's studio, referenced to catalog Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08) .Louis Anquetin, Étrépagny born in 1861 and died in Paris in 1932, is an important français.Il painter began his career alongside pioneering artists such as Vincent Van Gogh and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. With Émile Bernard, he is the inventor of Cloisonnisme. From 1884 to 1893, Louis Anquetin continues to explore new opportunities introduced by the release of Impressionism in French painting. From 1893, after a long confrontation with the "old masters", he adopts a bias that will pictorial margins of the general art movement, and take away from his friends. Dazzled by Baroque art and its creative force, so he thinks his childhood friends were engaged in a path that will lead to the death of painting. He believes in a "perfect paint" which is embodied in the re-remember the lessons of Michelangelo and Rubens among others. His work becomes more conventional, he advocated a return to business by offering to reflect on the a priori conditions of any possible form of art in accordance with the rules of perspective and anatomy, as practiced by the masters the sixteenth and seventeenth siècle.Ne leaving only a few works that can be described as monumental Anquetin proves prolific in his many studies and sketches, which he considered that the design was "a very powerful medium of expression," the compulsory basis for all working voluntarily plastiques.En arts countdown of his time, Louis Anquetin made possible the existence of an original modern figuration. By his obstinacy and his passion for painting, he indeed is prevented completely blocked the path of the great tradition occidentale.On can admire her work in many prestigious museums such as the Musée d'Orsay and the Louvre in Paris in San Francisco or Detroit, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, the National Gallery and the Tate in London, etc. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Crayon sur papier Fin XIXème - Début XXème 16 x 25 cm (31 x 47 cm avec carton)

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        A vintage albumen paper photograph (250 x 195 mm) of William Howell, the Australian 'all-rounder of the highest class', who played 18 Test matches between 1897 and 1905, touring England in 1899, 1902 and 1905 (taking all 10 for 28 against Surrey in his first match in England in 1899)

      The image is a full-length portrait with ball grasped firmly in the right hand, standing alongside a wicket in the practice nets (at Lord's in 1899?); there is slight surface silverfish damage not affecting the figure. The photograph, laid down on the original (slightly foxed) printed mount of Reinhold Thiele and Co., 66 Chancery Lane, is archivally matted ready for framing (total visible area 335 x 280 mm). A window in the rear of the modern mount displays the bold ink (surname) signature of William Howell. A rare and impressive item.

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        Atlas de la Flore Alpine. Publié par le Club alpin allemand et autrichien. 1 Text- und 5 Tafelbände.

      Georg & Co., Genf 1899 - 193 S. (Textband) und 500 farbig lith. Tafeln (100 je Tafelband), Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 4000 illustriertes grünes Original-Leinen, Rotschnitt, Vorsatz mit Namensstempel, Textseiten geringfügig gebräunt, die Einbände nur minimal berieben und minimal fleckig, insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar mit sehr sauberen Tafeln,

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        The Chiswick Shakespeare 19 vols 1/200 on Jap Vellum

      London George Bell and Sons, 1899 - The Chiswick Shakespeare a complete set of 39 volumes bound in 19. One of 200 copies on Japanese vellum, signed by Dennis and Byam Shaw, plates and illustrations by John Byam Shaw, contemporary blue half morocco by Bayntun, spines gilt, t.e.g., spines slightly darkened, 8vo, 1899-1902. Limitation leaf in The Tempest (as always) which appears in volume 10. Very attractive set. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Reflections in a Golden Eye. Introduction by Tennessee Williams. The New Classis Series

      182 (1 ) p., Kl.-8, Hardcover/Pappeinband Einband leicht fleckig und angestaubt, Buchblock sauber und gut, auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz mit Widmung und Vorname der Autorin : For Elizabeth* / with my love / Carson". Elizabeth ist Elizabeth Bowen -Elizabeth Dorothe Cole Bowen (* 7. Juni 1899 in Dubli - + 22. Februar 1973 in London) war eine irische Schriftstellerin. Als Kind zog sie mit ihren Eltern nach London. Nach der Erkrankung ihres Vaters und dem Tod ihrer Mutter wurde sie ab 1907 von ihren Tanten aufgezogen. Ihr erstes Buch, Encounters erschien 1923. Von 1940 bis 1952 lebte sie in Dublin. Bowen entwuchs einer protestantischen, anglo-irischen Familie, die die Sommer auf dem englischen Familiensitz Bowens Court, die Winter in Dublin verbrachte. Der Schwerpunkt ihrer Romane lag auf der kritischen Auseinandersetzung mit der gehobenen britischen Gesellschaft, deren Zerfall sie beschreibt. Der Verfall der gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen spiegelt sich in ihren Figuren wider, rast- und ziellosen Gestalten, die häufig Sinn- und Beziehungskrisen durchleben. Bowen wird häufig mit Virginia Woolf verglichen, mit der sie auch befreundet war, und, nicht zuletzt wegen der detaillierten psychologischen Beschreibung ihrer Charaktere, mit Jane Austen. Carson McCullers (* 19. Februar 1917 in Columbus/USA - + 29. September 1967 in Nyack/USA eigentlich Lula Carson Smith) war eine US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin. Lula Carson Smith war das erste Kind von Lamar und Marguerite Waters Smith. Seit sie zehn war erhielt sie Klavierunterricht 1930 beschloss sie, Konzertpianistin zu werden. 1932 erlitt sie einen ersten Rheumaanfall ein Krankheitsbild, das ihre Gesundheit für den Rest ihres Lebens erheblich beeinträchtigen sollte. Im selben Jahr beschloss sie, Schriftstellerin zu werden. Ab 1933 verfasste sie Erzählungen und Theaterstücke. 1934 verließ sie Georgia und zog nach New York, wo sie sich an der New York University für das Fach Kreatives Schreiben immatrikulierte. 1936 erschien ihre erste Erzählung, Wunderkind, in einer Zeitschrift. 1937 heiratete sie Reeves McCullers und zog mit ihm nach Charlotte in North Carolina. Im selben Jahr begann sie mit der Arbeit an ihrem ersten Roman The Mute, die sie 1939 abschloss. Ebenfalls 1939 schrieb sie einen zweiten Roman Reflections in a Golden Eye. 1940 wurde The Mute unter dem Titel The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (deutsch Das Herz ist ein einsamer Jäger) veröffentlicht und Reflections in a Golden Eye erschien in Harpers Bazaar. Der neue Titel für ihr Buch The Mute (Der Stumme) wurde ihr vom Verlag auferlegt. McCullers gefiel der neue Titel allerdings sehr gut. 1941 verschlechterte sich McCullers Gesundheitszustand erheblich. Sie litt an Herz- und Kreislaufproblemen, Sehstörungen und teilweiser Lähmung, hinzu kam eine Lungenentzündung. Ebenfalls 1941 leitete sie die Scheidung von ihrem Mann ein 1945 heirateten die beiden jedoch erneut. 1946 erschien The Member of the Wedding. 1947 erlitt McCullers zwei Schlaganfälle der zweite lähmte sie linksseitig. 1948 versuchte sie sich umzubringen und wurde in New York in ein Krankenhaus eingewiesen. 1950 fand die Uraufführung des Stücks The Member of the Wedding in New York statt, das noch im selben Jahr den New York Drama Critics Circle Award für das beste neue Stück erhielt. 1951 erschien die Novelle The Ballad of the Sad Café. 1953 gab es eine erneute Ehekrise, die zum Suizid ihres Mannes führte. 1955 hielt sich McCullers mit Tennessee Williams für einige Zeit in Key West auf, wo sie unter anderem an Theaterversionen von The Ballad of the Sad Café und The Square Root of Wonderful arbeitete. Letzteres wurde 1957 in New York uraufgeführt die Resonanz fiel jedoch gemischt aus. 1961 erschien der Roman Clock Without Hands. McCullers war zu dieser Zeit bereits meist an den Rollstuhl gefesselt (Wikipedia)

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        Festons und Decorative Gruppen Nebst Einem Zieralphabete aus Pflanzen und Thieran Jagd-. Touristen- und Andered Gerathen. Photographische Naturaufnahmen Zusammengestellt und Herausgegeben von Martin Gerlach.

      Vienna: Gerlach & Schenk for Kunst and Gewerbe, n.d. [1899]. Folio, one pictorial title-page, four pages of text, two page plate list, three additional leaves with plates divided into groups, 141 collotype plates. Disbound leaves housed in a half- brown cloth four-fold portfolio with pictorial beige paper boards. Portfolio is shaken, frayed, chipped and rubbed, but with the exception of the slightly chipped title-page, the plates are in very good condition. A complete portfolio "in four series" of the third edition, first published in 1887, containing the text with foreword by Dr. Richard Graul and all 141 collotype prints after Martin Gerlach's photographs.

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        Ett Hem: 24 Malningar Med Text

      Albert Bonniers Forlag, Stockholm 1899 - First edition. Large oblong folio. Illustrated in color. Printed blue and white cloth. Text in Swedish. Some fading on the blue boards, else a nice, very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        BIOGRAPHICAL AND GENEALOGICAL HISTORY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, CONTAINING BIOGRAPHICAL AND GENEALOGICAL SKETCHES OF PROMINENT AND REPRESENTATIVE CITIZENS, AND MANY OF THE EARLY SETTLERS. ILLUSTRATED.

      Chambersburg, PA: J.M. Runk & Co. 1899. thick small 4to. later cloth covers. 780; 781-1547 pages. Two volumes. B1-870. Many plates. Develops the early history of the state followed by a vast amount of genealogical information. With a list of names in the back. The back cover of volume one is spotted. Tear in one page has been professionally repaired.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1899 - 1899 Original Hardback Wisden, Very Good Condition

      1899. Hi, This lot is an 1899 Original Hardback Wisden. In Superb condition The first Hardback that Wisden produced was in 1896, this is the fourth year of the hardback and an extremely hard copy to find, especially in this condition. Since 2006 I have seen 6 for sale and one of those was without a plate. The front board is very clean with excellent gilt, the rear board is pretty much mark free and the spint gilt is very bright. There is a very outside chance that the 18 of 1899 has been regilded on the spine but I may be being paranoid. The hinges are very strong and the yellow pastedowns in top condition, two small nicks to the front right. The photoplare is very good and internaly a nice clean book. As good as mine on my shelf. A rare Wisden in superb condition and a very nice price.

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